Do you love cycling? Are you interested in improving your cycling performance? If so, you may wonder if there are any good books about cycling training. Luckily, there are plenty of great books on the topic! In this blog post, we will discuss some of the best cycling training books for road cyclists. These books will help you learn how to train effectively and achieve your cycling goals!
Here is a list with the most popular cycling training-related books Training4cyclists’ readers have bought in their shopping on Amazon:
Top 10 Cycling Training Books
1. Training and Racing with a Power Meter (review)
If you are looking for a comprehensive guide to training and racing with a power meter, look no further than Training and Racing with a Power Meter by Hunter Allen and Andrew Coggan. This book is packed with information on how to use power meters to improve your cycling performance. In addition to providing an overview of how power meters work, the authors discuss the principles of training with power and offer tips for using power data to achieve your cycling goals.
2. The Cyclist’s Training Bible
The Cyclist’s Training Bible by Joe Friel is one of the most popular cycling training books on the market. This book is a comprehensive guide to cycling training, and it covers everything from basic concepts to advanced techniques.
3. Base Building for Cyclists: A New Foundation for Endurance and Performance
If you’re looking to build a strong cycling foundation, then look no further than Thomas Capple’s book, Base Building for Cyclists. In this book, Capple provides cyclists with the tools they need to develop a successful base training program. He covers everything from cycling physiology to periodization, and offers plenty of practical tips and advice along the way.
4. Weight Training for Cyclists: A Total Body Program for Power and Endurance
Weight Training for Cyclists is a comprehensive guide to weightlifting for cyclists. Written by cycling coach and former professional cyclist Ken Doyle, this book provides everything you need to know about how to lift weights effectively in order to improve your cycling performance.
In Weight Training for Cyclists, Doyle presents a complete, total-body weightlifting program specifically designed for cyclists. The program is based on the latest research on cycling and strength training, and it has been proven to help cyclists achieve dramatic improvements in power and endurance.
5. Racing Tactics for Cyclists
If you’re looking to improve your race performance, Racing Tactics for Cyclists is a great book to read. Authored by Thomas Prehn, a cycling coach and former racer, this book offers a comprehensive look at the tactics that can help you win races. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced cyclist, this book will teach you how to become a smarter and more successful racer.
Serious Cycling by Edmund Burke (foreword by Chris Carmichael) is a comprehensive guide to cycling training. The book is filled with valuable information about how to train for cycling competitions, including tips on nutrition, cycling gear, and cycling strategies.
Racing Weight is a great cycling training book for road cyclists. Written by Matt Fitzgerald, this book provides cyclists with all the information they need to lose weight and improve their cycling performance. Racing Weight is filled with helpful tips and advice on how to eat healthy, train effectively, and achieve your cycling goals.
8. Cycling Past 50 (Ageless Athlete Series)
If you’re cycling beyond the age of 50, then this book is for you! Cycling Past 50 is a part of the Ageless Athlete Series by Joe Friel. In this book, Friel offers valuable advice and training plans specifically tailored for cyclists over the age of 50. He provides tips on how to stay healthy and maintain your cycling performance as you get older. If you’re looking to continue cycling past 50, then be sure to check out this book.
9. The Complete Book of Long-Distance Cycling: Build the Strength, Skills, and Confidence to Ride as Far as You Want
If you are looking to take your long-distance cycling to the next level, then you need to read The Complete Book of Long-Distance Cycling. This book is packed with information on how to build strength, skills, and confidence for long-distance cycling. Written by Edmund Burk, a cycling coach, and veteran cyclist.
10. The Lance Armstrong Performance Program: Seven Weeks to the Perfect Ride
In ‘The Lance Armstrong Performance Program: Seven Weeks to the Perfect Ride’, cycling legend Lance Armstrong and coach Chris Carmichael share the secrets that helped Armstrong win seven Tour de France titles. Well, probably not all the details, but… This book provides a comprehensive cycling training program that may inspire you to achieve your cycling goals.